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Iyunoluwa Ademola-Popoola

Anthropology Graduate Student

Katherine Blocklove

Plant Science Graduate Student

Grace Bowland

Anthropology Graduate Student

Vinicius Buiatte

Animal Science Graduate Student

Nina Rose Camillone

Soil Science Graduate Student

Josue Ceron

Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology Graduate Student

Tyler Chandross-Cohen

Food Science Graduate Student
Characterizing the effect of Bacillus cereus toxin Hemolysin BL in the organisms biofilm formation and colonization capabilities.

Tae Jung Chung

Food Science Graduate Student

Charles Connolly

Food Science Graduate Student

Crystal Crabb

Anthropology Graduate Student

Uma Crouch

Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology Graduate Student

Peter Demartino

Food Science Graduate Student

Kara Eckert

Agricultural and Environmental Plant Science Graduate Student
The effects of perennial forage crops on ecosystem services including the microbial communities associated with weed seeds in the seed bank.

Ana Fonseca

Animal Science Graduate Student
Promoting poultry health and productivity through feed additives. Exploring poultry microbiome, resitome, metabolome and the immunity system.

Nicholas Gabel

Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology Graduate Student
Agaricus bisporus cultivation

Abigail Gancz

Anthropology Graduate Student

Ali Ghazvinian

Architecture Graduate Student
The conversion of bio-based materials to the architectural context, working at the intersection of computational design, Biodesign, and material tinkering.

Maria Alejandra Gil Polo

Graduate Student
Measuring long-term adaptation of rhizobia and non-rhizobia bacteria to different alfalfa varieties

Abhinay Gontu

Graduate Student
Developing and characterizing broad-spectrum therapeutics and prophylactics against SARS-CoV-2

Jonah Gray

Graduate Student

Meena Gurung

Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology Graduate Student

Rachel Herschlag

Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology Graduate Student

Patrick Hoover

Civil and Environmental Engineering Graduate Student
Evaluating the metabolisms of polyphosphate-accumulating organisms (PAOs) for enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) systems.

Colin Howe

Biology Graduate Student

Laura Kaminsky

Plant Pathology Graduate Student

Livleen Kaur

Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Graduate Student

Pankaj Kuhar

Graduate Student

Ashley Ohstrom

Food Science Graduate Student
Characterizing the unique microbiomes of sourdough starter cultures to investigate microbial activity and enzymes that can hydrolyze gluten during bread fermentation.

Samuel Osabutey

Graduate Student
My research focus on the interaction Pseudomonas syringae strains on Cucurbit, beet and chard plants through the use of MLSA/MLST to understand the evolution. This study will also employ homologous recombination to unravel mechanism of horizontal gene transfer among Pseudomonas syringae strains the above mentioned crops.

Dayna Patterson

Chemistry Graduate Student

Tara Pickens

Food Science Graduate Student

Emma Rice

Graduate Student

Edwin Rivera-López

Food Science, Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Student
Research phage therapy to understand the mechanisms of phage resistance in E. coli O157:H7, allowing us to predict resistance/susceptibility.

Damiana Rojas

Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology Graduate Student

Maria Rolon

Food Science Graduate Student

Erica Ryu

Biology Graduate Student

Abimel Salazar

Grad Student
My research involves the study of Salmonella enterica and E.coli propagation through different stages of a vegetable value chain in Cambodia.

Lina Sallam

Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology Graduate Student

Adam Scherr

Entomology Graduate Student
How the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda produces plant hormones within its saliva

Sadie Seaman

Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology Graduate Student

Mary Smith

Plant Pathology Graduate Student

Kyle Smith

Anthropology Graduate Student
How the social relationship between dogs and humans impacts dogs biologically.

Jamie Spychalla

Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Grad Student

Julia Stewart

Biology Graduate Student

Ericka Surrett

Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology Graduate Student

Patrick Sydow

Plant Science Graduate Student

Christine Ta

Anthropology Graduate Student

Anthony Taylor

Graduate Student
Theoretical, functional, and evolutionary studies of defective viral genomes as regulatory elements in plants and insects.

Wei Wei

Graduate Student

Sterling Wright

Anthropology Graduate Student

Runan Yan

Food Science Graduate Student - Kovac Lab